The Western Horse

Reining, cutting, working cow horse, Western pleasure, ranch sorting, team penning, trail, halter, showmanship… The foundations for these events came to the New World with the Spanish Conquistadores and were refined on the ranches and trail drives of the Old West.  The ideal “Western” horse is the American Quarter Horse, and the history of Western riding is tied firmly to the development of this breed.  The ideal Western mount is obedient, brave, cow-savvy, athletic, and light in the bridle.

Q & A with Lenell Dean

Lenell, competitors at shows and rodeos from the East Coast to Oklahoma have heard you announcing.  Do you have country…

Music, Horses, and Love: Templeton Thompson

Original Publish Date February 2015 Templeton Thompson proves the saying, “The whole is greater than the parts.” She has put…

Brushy Creek Ranch

Written by Barbara Newtown Original Publish Date October 2015 Brushy Creek Ranch is a 54-acre jewel in the wilds of…